"Vice stirs up war, virtue fights."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Luc de Clapiers on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Luc de Clapiers on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Luc de Clapiers on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Luc de Clapiers on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Luc de Clapiers on Winston Churchill
"Patience is the art of hoping."
"The art of pleasing is the art of deception."
"The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught."
"Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself."
"There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do."